Definition of warrior
: a person engaged or experienced in warfare; broadly : a person engaged in some struggle or conflict poverty warriors
Examples of warrior in a Sentence
a proud and brave warrior
a program of tough training and discipline that turns untried civilians into warriors
Recent Examples of warrior from the Web
But with Durant added to a mix that includes fellow All-Stars Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, this year’s Warriors proved to be too tough for James and Cleveland to handle in Game 1.
Wielding the lasso, then, Wonder Woman was a warrior who was also an investigator.
BY THE NUMBERS The Warriors are the first team to win their first 12 games of the postseason, sweeping all three rounds so far.
Diana’s mother wants her daughter to mind her tutors and steer clear of the warrior traditions represented by Antiope (Robin Wright), the girl’s aunt.
Small packs band together in the guise of warriors, druids and other characters to perform quests and battle other teams.
Although the Warriors graduate key players Toomey, Bembenek, Madison Mikalauski and Olivia Judge, seven starters were underclassmen.
In a camp full of grizzled veterans and wounded warriors, Reyes doesn’t fit Hollywood tropes of a longtime guerrilla.
Gal Gadot looks to get Warner Bros and DC Comics' movie universe back on track with this stand-alone saga about the famed Amazon warrior, which will detail both her childhood origins and subsequent battle alongside Allied forces during WWI.
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Origin and Etymology of warrior
Middle English werreour, from Anglo-French *werreier, guerreier, from warreier, guerreier to wage war, from werre war — more at war
First Known Use: 14th century
WARRIOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of warrior for English Language Learners
: a person who fights in battles and is known for having courage and skill
WARRIOR Defined for Kids
Definition of warrior for Students
: a person who is or has been in warfare
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